Diagnosing Trichomoniasis

Offered By

Royal College of Physicians

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Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the Royal College of Physicians explains how to diagnose infection with Trichomonas vaginalis (T. vaginalis or TV). It describes what diagnostic tests are available and the collection and management of suitable samples. It also covers the interpretation of test results.

Are the programs accredited for continuous professional development (CPD) or continuing medical education (CME)?

Our courses have been developed and are delivered by Talisium's global network of content providers including universities and various professional bodies whose work underpins CPD for healthcare professionals.
Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
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Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

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Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities. 

This course is ideal for

All health professionals.

Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Describe which tests are available and appropriate to detect T. vaginalis

Identify which samples should be taken to make a diagnosis of trichomonas

Specify how these samples should be stored and transported

Interpret the results of tests for trichomonas

Ascertain the timescale between exposure to infection and tests for trichomonas becoming positive

Determine the timescale between treatment and tests for trichomonas becoming negative

Discuss the detection of antibiotic resistance in T. vaginalis